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Volunteer For UCFF 2023

 Join the 14th Underground Cinema Film Festival Volunteer Team! 

Are you passionate about independent cinema? Do you love meeting creative individuals from around the world? If so, we have an incredible opportunity for you! The 14th Underground Cinema Film Festival is seeking enthusiastic volunteers to help make this year's event a smashing success.

From September 8th to the 10th, the prestigious Royal Marine Hotel will be transformed into a hub of artistic expression and cinematic wonder. As a volunteer, you'll have a chance to connect with like-minded individuals, immerse yourself in outstanding independent films, and even meet the talented filmmakers themselves.

Why volunteer with us?


  • Engage with the world of independent cinema: Immerse yourself in thought-provoking stories and explore diverse perspectives from talented filmmakers across the globe.

  • Expand your network: Connect with fellow volunteers and film enthusiasts who share your passion for the art of filmmaking. Forge new friendships and potential collaborations.

  • Gain hands-on experience: Develop valuable skills in event coordination, customer service, and teamwork as you assist in various festival activities.

  • Exclusive film screenings: Enjoy exclusive access to the festival's lineup of outstanding independent films before they hit the wider public. Be one of the first to witness hidden gems of cinematic excellence.

  • Be part of a vibrant community: Join a team of dedicated individuals who are all committed to showcasing and celebrating the beauty of independent filmmaking.

To apply, simply fill out our volunteer application form below, detailing your skills, interests, and availability. We welcome volunteers from all backgrounds and levels of experience. Whether you're a film student, a seasoned event organizer, or simply a movie aficionado, your passion is what matters most.

We'll be reviewing applications throughout the summer and will be in touch with selected volunteers. Please note that due to the limited number of positions available, not all applications will be successful. However, we genuinely appreciate every submission and the interest shown in supporting our festival.

Join us in making the 14th Underground Cinema Film Festival an unforgettable event for filmmakers and attendees alike! Together, let's shine a spotlight on the extraordinary world of independent cinema.

Dave Byrne
Festival Director

Lens Close Up


Seeking volunteer official film festival photographer(s) to join our team! You'll have the opportunity to work closely with the festival director and social media coordinator, capturing captivating moments and showcasing the festival's essence through your lens. It's a fun and rewarding experience where you'll meet incredible people while building your photography portfolio.

Cinema Complex

Front of House

We are currently in search of front-of-house volunteers for our upcoming film festival, including our final event, the UC Comic Con. This is an incredible opportunity to network, connect with like-minded individuals, and be a part of a dynamic team. As a volunteer, you will have the privilege of viewing some of the finest indie films while ensuring the smooth operation of our festival. Join us for an unforgettable experience, contribute to the success of the event, and be surrounded by passionate film enthusiasts.

Digital social media

Social Media

We're on the lookout for passionate film festival social media co-coordinators! Join us in promoting the festival both in the lead-up and during the event. Collaborate closely with the festival director and photographer to create engaging content and spread the excitement far and wide. This is an exciting opportunity to be at the heart of the festival's digital presence and make a lasting impact.

Join Our Team

Thank You For Your Interest

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